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Security Analyst Intern, Online Safety - Dangerous Orgs and Individuals

Posted: 6 May 2021 Closes: 5 Jun 2021
London, UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -2046374294

The Online Safety team within Facebook Security analyzes current trends in user safety, investigates cases, and develops solutions to mitigate future risk. The team is looking for an intern with a passion for investigation and analysis, cybercrime, and problem solving.

Security Analyst Intern, Online Safety - Dangerous Orgs and Individuals Responsibilities

  • Support investigations into Facebook and Instagram accounts to identify sources of abusive behavior

  • Summarize and present information from investigations and reports to internal teams and help to build and chart networks to stop abuse

  • Gather, synthesize and analyze relevant data, suggesting improvements in the tools and techniques to help scale the team and mitigate future risk

  • Address sensitive content issues, including but not limited to graphic images, videos and writings, offensive or derogatory language, and other objectionable material

Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Master's degree in relevant fields such as Public and International Affairs, Security and Intelligence Studies, Forensic Psychology, etc

  • Interest in online investigations about users safety

  • Experience with analytical tools, internet based research tools and relational databases

  • Interest in performing complex link analysis based on technical artifacts, and conducting thorough online investigations

  • Passionate about the subject of criminology on the Internet

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Basic familiarity with SQL

  • Ability and inclination to protect highly confidential information and users' privacy

  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Python and other scripting language

  • Familiarity with link analysis tools (Maltego, Palantir, i2 Analyst's Notebook)


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